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Global Atmosphere - Greenhouse Gas Emissions

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Wedneday, September 17, 2019

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) are having a detrimental impact upon the global atmosphere. It is widely acknowledged that GHGs are contributing to changes in the global climate, with extreme weather conditions becoming increasingly common. By the end of this century Scotland is expected to have warmer, wetter winters, less snowfall and an increased risk of flooding 1.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Infographic 2017

Source: Scottish Government


(1): UKCIP (2009). UKCP 2009 - UK Climate Projections 2009

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